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Dr. Colleen Begg

Niassa Lion Project
Co-founder and Director
Colleen has lived in Niassa Reserve – one of the largest and wildest protected areas in the
world – with her family since 2003. Colleen has 25 years of field conservation experience
including work with honey badgers, cheetah, wild dog and lion.

Colleen’s conservation programs employ more than 50 local Mozambicans and help protect
more than 1,000 wild lions and other large carnivores in the Reserve. She works in close
collaboration with the Mozambican government and many conservation partners to ensure
that NL’s efforts align with national and regional strategies for carnivore conservation. Colleen
received her PhD from the Mammal Research Institute in South African and is a member of the African Lion Working Group and the IUCN Cat Specialist Group. Colleen is deeply committed to Niassa, its communities, and its wildlife.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 30

8:00am MDT

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